In light of the European Commission’s recently published report on the governance of macro-regional strategies, the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) at its Political Bureau meeting on 6 June in Inverness (UK) stressed the need to promote a system of governance that goes beyond the duo of the Commission / Member States and establish a proper “Macro-Regions Task Force” between the different Directorates-General of the Commission.

Our Regions are indeed surprised to note that the new EC report “ignores”…